The residents at Arcadia Senior Living Bowling Green in Kentucky recently gained internet fame for their impressive recreation of a segment from Rihanna’s Super Bowl halftime show. Their TikTok video has amassed over 32 million views as of March 9th and received thousands of comments lauding their performance.
The video quickly gained the attention of Rihanna and Jay-Z, whose production company, Roc Nation, was responsible for the halftime show. The music icons were so impressed by the residents’ performance that they sent them a surprise gift of giant bouquets of roses.
The senior living center posted photos of the thoughtful gesture on their Facebook page, expressing their gratitude and excitement at being noticed by the famous duo. The attached note from Jay-Z read, “We love the TikTok here at Roc Nation!” while Rihanna’s note praised the group, stating, “Your ladies dance was amazing, love Roc Nation, Rihanna.”
The center was thrilled to receive recognition from such high-profile figures and shared their excitement with their followers. Rihanna’s surprise gift, which arrived just days after Jay-Z’s, further cemented their excitement, with the center sharing photos of the note attached to the bouquet, which read, “You ladies dance was amazing, love Roc Nation, Rihanna.”
The kind gestures from Rihanna and Jay-Z were a heartwarming display of support for the talented seniors, who proved that age is just a number when it comes to dancing and entertainment. Their viral TikTok video brought joy to millions, and the recognition they received from two music legends was the icing on the cake.